The iOS 11.1 update doesn’t have an official release date, but there’s a good chance it’ll touch down for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users in a few short weeks.
Apple continues to refine its iOS 11.1 update as we push through the fall.
The first iOS 11.1 beta came with some small tweaks and changes, but the second iOS 11.1 beta delivered new and redesigned emojis for the iOS keyboard. Apple employees are also testing the company’s upcoming Apple Pay Cash solution with the iOS 11.1 beta.
Apple recently released its third beta with improvements to iOS 11’s first milestone upgrade. With every beta release we get closer to the official iOS 11.1 release date.
The company hasn’t attached a specific release date to the iOS 11.1 update though we expect Apple to push it live in late October or early November. If we’re lucky, the company will release the upgrade alongside the iPhone X flagship that’s set to arrive on November 3rd.
The iOS 11.1 update is making progress which means you iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users can, and probably should, start shifting your attention from iOS 11.0.3 to the first major update to iOS 11. The emojis are exciting, sure, but iOS 11.1 should deliver a nice list of tweaks and bug fixes for lingering iOS 11 problems.
In this guide will provide you with some tips that should help you prepare for the iOS 11.1 update’s release later this year. The more prepared you are, the better.
Get Familiar with iOS 11.1 & Its Changes
If you haven't been keeping an eye on the iOS 11.1 beta, now's a great time to dig into the changes coming with Apple's first milestone iOS 11 upgrade.
It's important to get familiar with the changes coming with each and every iOS update Apple puts in beta. This way, you won't be caught off-guard by the changes.
iOS 11.1 is much bigger than your standard iOS update and it will deliver new features and tweaks alongside bug fixes and security patches.
The best way to get acquainted with the iOS 11.1 update is via the iOS 11.1 beta. The beta is free to anyone with an Apple ID. Take a look at our list of reasons to, and not to, install the iOS 11.1 beta on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.
If you don't want to try the iOS 11.1 beta on your device, take a look at our iOS 11.1 walkthrough to get acquainted with some of the key features on board.